Felipe Orlando Abstract Oil Painting

Oil on canvas with the original wooden frame by Felipe Orlando 1911-2001.

50 H x 35  W x 3 D cm

Felipe Orlando was an anthropologist as well as a painter and engraver, Orlando, whose full name was Felipe Orlando Garcia Murciano, studied at the University of Havana and at the painting workshop of Jorge Arche and Víctor Manuel.  He was a founding member of the Asociación de Pintores y Escultores de Cuba (APEC) and a professor at the Universidad de las Américas and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, both in Mexico City. His work was exhibited regularly in solo and group shows until 1995 and is in the permanent collections of the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Havana, the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Museum of Modern Art of Latin America in Washington, D.C.,